Thursday, July 26, 2007

Tiny house, big life?

I have a thing for simplicity. I don't live by the rule necessarily, but I like the idea of it. I'm fascinated by people who give up "creature comforts" and the things the rest of us would probably have to have pried out of our cold dead hands before we gave them up. This video is about a woman with a house no bigger than the size of a parking lot (or my former single occupancy dorm room). She said in a Good Morning America video that she only keeps 300 things - and that includes her toothbrush and her car.

I wonder how many things I have? I probably have close to 300 in my bathroom alone. Not to mention my wardrobe, books, craft supplies, kitchen gadgets, etc.

It makes me feel guilty for the bumper stick I have that says "The best things in life aren't things." I believe it, but do I live it?

I feel a purge coming on.

1 comment:

DecemberFlower said...

I feel like purging a lot of things, if only because I really don't feel like cramming them into boxes so I can move. I never realize how much I have until I have to pack it all up.